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The anatomy of pain

Grimacing, we flinch when we see someone accidentally hit their thumb with a hammer. But is it really pain we feel? Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig and other institutions ...

Mar 18, 2016
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Video games can improve decision-making

Research on decision-making bias found that interactive training exercises using video games actually improved participants' general decision-making abilities and when used alongside other traditional training methods. The ...

Mar 11, 2016
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New, highly realistic computer models of neurons

The Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Blue Brain Project are deepening their collaboration. Today, the US-based Allen Institute is releasing a set of 40 computer models of neurons from the mouse visual cortex, created ...

Mar 03, 2016
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